Frequently Asked Questions

Holiday Hours?
D.Z. Akin’s restaurant is closed on Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day and will have limited hours on Super Bowl Sunday, Yom-Kippur Eve, Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve. These holiday hours allow our team members to spend time with their family and friends.

What is the current promotion?
Are there any specials? To be the first to find out about promotions, specials and news, sign up to DZ’s Noshers Club and Soup Lovers List! You can also check out our Facebook Page for current news and offers!

Do you accept reservations?
Yes, we accept reservations for all size parties up to 35 people but are always happy to accommodate large parties even without notice. Always feel free to call ahead and add your name to the waiting list: 619-265-0218

Do you offer Catering?
Yes, while not a full service caterer, D.Z. Akin’s can provide you with party trays, 3-6ft sandwiches, hot and cold appetizers, soft drinks and tea/coffee service plus we can deliver it too! A server can also be provided (4 hours minimum) to help with the food setup, serving and clean up.
Catering Menu:

Do you offer Delivery?
Yes, our inhouse crew can delivery catering orders with appropriate notice. Please call our catering department for delivery prices: 619-265-0218
D.Z. Akin’s has now partnered with local delivery companies (DoorDash, Uber Eats, Postmates, GrubHub). Follow the link and enter your address to see if DZ Akin’s can be delivered to your door:  Order Online for Pickup or Delivery

Can I purchase a gift card, t-shirt or magnet over the phone?
Yes, please call us at 619-265-0218 to purchase a t-shirt or magnet. Gift cards can be purchased online here: Purchase DZ Gift Cards

Do you ship food items?
No, at this time D.Z. Akin’s does not ship food items.

What forms of payment does D.Z. Akin’s accept?
D.Z. Akin’s accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover in addition to cashiers checks. We do not accept personal checks. Contactless payment is also available.

Do you provide Kosher food?
No. While often referred to as “Kosher-style”, D.Z. Akin’s is not a kosher facility and therefore we are NOT Kosher. Kosher kitchens must maintain a strict set of rules which we do not observe.

Do you offer gluten-free items?
Yes, we do offer gluten-free bread at an additional charge, therefore any of the breads on our sandwiches can be swapped with a gluten-free option. However since we have an onsite bakery, we cannot guarantee that our food items are allergen free and therefore must be consumed at our own discretion.

Do you offer sugar-free items?
Yes, D.Z. Akin’s carries various sugar-free items like our famous sugar-free cheesecake in addition to cookies, soft-drinks and pancake syrup.

How do I make a request for a donation?
D.Z. Akin’s will donate a gift voucher to charitable causes that benefit the local community. Donation requests can be submitted in writing.

Request should be on your organization’s official letterhead, including the organizations full name, address, phone and fax numbers. State your donation request, when it is needed and how it will benefit the community. Please submit written requests 30 days prior to the date the donation is needed. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to honor every request that we receive. Please accept our apology in advance if we are not able to fulfill your request.

How can I apply for a job at D.Z. Akin’s?
We are always looking for new members of the D.Z. Akin’s family. Please apply in person at 6930 Alvarado Road, San Diego CA 92120.